OTD 713 Modalities and Practice Techniques

This course covers theoretical concepts, indications, contraindications, and clinical reasoning for the selection/application for the safe use of various types of superficial thermal/mechanical, deep thermal/electrotherapeutic modalities, basics in splinting, taping procedures, massage, joint mobilization and other manual therapy techniques. Students will be required to complete competencies (skills assessment) for proper and safe use of the modalities. Student domains of learning used: Sciences/Knowledge; Assessment/Intervention Skills and Clinical/Professional Applications. Three lecture or lab hours. Three semester hours.